Detecting Intel VT and AMD-V

Do read this information article “Hyper-V: Will My Computer Run Hyper-V? Detecting Intel VT and AMD-V

In a nutshell, you have to use the tools to check on the  Identification Utility of each

  1. For AMD, you may want to verify from the BIOS to be certain.
  2. For Intel, you can use the Intel® Processor Identification Utility to check. You should look for “Intel® Virtualization Technology = Yes” and “Execute Disable Bit = True”

Do note that you have to to disable and enable virtualiztion extensions. Most shipments will come with the extensions disabled, maybe to make the system more secure. So you have to fiddle around your BIOS to see how to use enable it.